Organizing OU's

Posted on 2004-04-22
Last Modified: 2010-04-13
When setting up OU's, in my case for departments- In addition to adding the departments computers, I'm adding the users. Do people usually just add the user group, or the users and the group to the OU?
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If you want to apply Group Policies to the OU, then you must put your users in there..   So, yes, this is standard practice...


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I was just coming back to close the question, but you beat me too it. I found that out the hard way, just now. Thanks anyway for your help.

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What if a user is a member of two different groups?
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That is okay, but the user can only be in one OU, and that is where your GPO will take affect...  I try not to let my users populate more than one group though...
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and thanks..


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